Tatyana Okunevskaya was a legendary beauty who became known as one of the last Soviet divas. She was a Soviet and Russian actress, Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1947).
Pretty girl was born on March 3, 1914 in Zavidovo into a noble family.
She graduated from the Moscow Institute of Architecture. By the way, awesome girl was seen by a director on the street and he offered her to become an actress.
From 1933 to 1937 Tatyana was an actress of the Moscow Realistic Theater. In August 1937, her father was arrested and less than two weeks later was executed.
Then, in 1937-1938, Tatyana worked in the Gorky Theater. In parallel, she acted in films. Her debut was the main role in the film The Dust (1934) directed by Mikhail Romm. From 1943 to 1948 she was an actress of the Lenkom Theatre.
In 1946, the Soviet Union decided to show everyone that Russian women were not only nurses and snipers, as Europe thought. Okunevskaya visited 5 countries with concerts. The trip to Yugoslavia was the most successful. You know, the actress was invited to the reception by the leader of the country Broz Tito. He came to a meeting with black roses, on the petals of which there were still droplets of dew. The man honestly admitted that he would not be able to marry an actress, because marriages with foreigners were not welcomed in the country. But he offered to stay in Croatia, promising to build a film studio there. Okunevskaya could have stayed, she would have been hidden. But the actress returned home.